Recycling will only be collected from the city-issued Recycling Cart with the red lid. Items must be placed loose in the cart. Do not bag recycling.
All recycling materials should be placed in the recycling cart and placed alongside the Trash Cart prior to 7 am on your scheduled refuse collection day. For additional information concerning recycling in the City of Piqua, see the Flyers and Education page.
Plastic beverage bottles
2-liter soda bottles
Frozen food boil-in-bag pouches
Microwave food trays
Vinyl cooking oil bottles
Glass Bottles & Jars
Clear, green, blue and brown glass bottles and jars in which food products are packaged
Paper board such as cereal boxes
Beverage containers with a "gable" top and poly-coated paperboard like milk cartons and juice cartons
Wet strength cardboard like soda and beer carriers
Aluminum and bi-metal beverage cans
Steel food cans
Napkins and paper plates
Plastic bowls and buckets
Plastic grocery bags
Pots and Pans
Mix all items together - no separation required.
Empty all bottles, jugs and cans.
No need to remove labels.
For cartons, remove plastic caps and straws.
Never place medical sharps or needles in the recycling.
Do not use plastic bags, always put loose in the cart.